Animal Studies suggest that bee pollen may help with weight loss. But there are no studies showing bee pollen’s effect on human metabolism. Some reports do show that bee pollen may help with the appetite control in humans.
Bee Pollen has been touted to increase energy levels and increase performance, thus making it a favorite supplement among bodybuilders and other athletes. Performance Enhancement has been attributed to the use of bee pollen. It has been shown to produce an accelerated rate of recovery, and those not receiving bee pollen supplementation have shown declining performance rates and recovery.
Bee Pollen also has been used in Europe and the US as a treatment for prostate enlargement, prostatitis, and other prostate problems.
It’s shown that Bee Pollen counteracts the effects that radiation and chemical pollutants. Bee pollen contains anti-oxidants that destroy free radicals that are caused by the exposure to radiation and other pollutants. Studies show that it can reduce the side effects of radiation treatment.
Many people who are allergic to pollen are able to tolerate oral bee pollen. However there have been reports of a small percentage of people who initially ingest a large amount of bee pollen may develop allergies, sometimes severe, and minor gastrointestinal irritation and laxative effect to oral bee pollen. People severely allergic to pollen should no use oral bee pollen. Also like any other medication/supplements take with caution and under doctor’s supervision.